Criminal Justice - Bachelor of Criminal Justice
|Lower Division (100 and 200-level)|
|C J 101G||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|C J 205||Criminal Law||3|
|Upper-Division (300 and 400-level) 1|
|Select 3-4 credits from the following:||3|
|Introduction to Criminal Justice Research||3|
|Political Research Skills||3|
|Social Research: Methods||3|
|Select 9 credits from the following:||9|
|Advanced Research Methods (or any statistics class)||3|
|Crime, Justice and Society||3|
|Issues in Ethics, Law, and Criminal Justice||3|
|One course from the following:||3|
|Introduction to Criminological Theory||3|
|Historical Perspectives of Criminal Justice Systems||3|
|Race, Crime and Justice||3|
|Criminal Justice Electives|
|Select 12 credits from upper division Criminal Justice Electives. 2||12|
|Select one of the following: 3||4-14|
Second Language Requirement
|Calculus and Analytic Geometry I||4|
American Sign Language through C D 476
|Select two Viewing a Wider World courses 3||6|
|Select 3 credits from the following:||3|
|Philosophy, Law and Ethics||3|
|Introduction to Philosophy||3|
Upper division Philosophy course
|MATH 121G||College Algebra 4||3|
|or STAT 251G||Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences|
|ENGL 111G||Rhetoric and Composition||4|
|Select two from the following:||6|
|Business and Professional Communication||3|
|Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences||3|
|Technical and Scientific Communication||3|
|Advanced Technical and Professional Communication||3|
|Select sufficient credits to bring the total credits to 120, including 48 upper-division credits. 5||51|
Prior to enrolling in upper division courses, lower division courses must be completed or final courses must be in progress.
Not to include C J 393 Internship in Criminal Justice, or any criminal justice required course. Courses that fall under multiple content areas may only be counted once. Please visit our website for specific courses in each of these content areas http://crimjust.nmsu.edu.
Students seeking the BCJ degree must complete the College of Arts and Sciences second language requirement, through the 212 or 214 level as indicated in Section III, (see second language requirement under “College Degree Requirement” section of this catalog) or MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, or American Sign Language through C D 476 American Sign Language III, and two Viewing a Wider World courses, one each from two different colleges and outside of criminal justice.
Or higher than Math 121G, excluding MATH 210G Mathematics Appreciation, or higher than STAT 251G.
Please visit our website for additional requirements http://crimjust.nmsu.edu.
A student must earn a C- or better to receive credit for any departmental and nondepartmental requirement for the BC J degrees.